The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) under the supervision of Misbah-ul-Haq has announced the 16-men squad for the upcoming ODI series against Sri Lanka.
The series against the Islanders is going to be Misbah’s first assignment in his dual roles as a coach and as a chief selector as well. Umar Akmal and Ahmed Shahzad have been ruled out of the final squad though, they were part of the 20-men probable squad.
Misbah-ul-Haq is in charge again as a chief selector and Head Coach
Misbah has also added some relatively new faces like Iftikhar Ahmed in the squad. Mohammad Rizwan and Mohammad Nawaz have been included in the squad as well whilst fast bowler Mohammad Hasnain also found his place.
Hasan Ali has been ruled out of the squad with back spasms and left-arm paceman Shaheen Shah Afridi is recovering from dengue fever.